Quinceañera / edited by Ilan Stavans

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Subjects: Quinceañera (Social custom)--United States
Hispanic American teenage girls--Social life and customs
Sex role--United States
Hispanic Americans--Social life and customs
Hispanic Americans--Rites and ceremonies
Hispanic Americans--Ethnic identity
United States--Ethnic relations
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood, c2010
Series: The Ilan Stavans library of Latino civilization
Ilan Stavans library of Latino civilization
LC Classification: G, GT
Physical Description: x, 134 p. ; 25 cm
Additional Authors: Stavans, Ilan
Notes: LCCN: 2009047440
ISBN: 9780313358241 (hard copy : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0313358249 (hard copy : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9780313358258 (ebook)
ISBN: 0313358257 (ebook)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Series foreword / by Ilan Stavans -- Introduction -- Quinceañera debutante : rites and regalia of American debdom / by Karal Ann Marling -- La quinceañera : making gender and ethnic identities / by Karen Mary Dávalos -- The power of ritual in the Chicano community : a young woman's status and expanding family ties / by Ruth Horowitz -- From church blessing to quinceañera Barbie : America as "spiritual benefactor" in la quinceañera / by Kristen Deiter -- Becoming a mujercita : rituals, fiestas, and religious discourses / by Valentina Napolitano -- Performances of race, culture, class, and religion in the Sommerville community / by Sara Arcaya -- Give us this day / by Judith Ortiz-Cofer -- La bendición / by Julia Alvarez -- A conversation with Francisca "Panchita" Dávila
OCLC Number: 318420887
ISBN/ISSN: 9780313358241